Torino Hiking Group: Required Equipment

Torino Hiking Group equipment

The following is a list of clothing and equipment required for the Torino Hiking Group excursions.
If you don't have every item, please get in touch with your guide.

  • 25-30l backpack (with rainproof cover)
  • Waterproof hiking shoes with a resistent sole (better if high-heels)
  • Light waterproof hooded jacket (like k-ways)
  • Waterproof trouser cover
  • Compact downjacket
  • Comfortable long trousers (even better if half detachable)
  • Short or long thights (for cold weather and or windy days)
  • Breathable pile sweater
  • Two breathable t-shirts
  • Thermal base layer
  • Socks (thick or light, depending on the season)
  • Scarf or neck warmer
  • Headband/Beanie
  • Sunglasses
  • Gloves
  • 1 liter water bottle
  • Snacks (we recommend nuts, dried fruit and chocolate)
  • First aid kit (bandages, band-aids, disinfectant, latex gloves, thermal blanket)
  • Headlamp
  • Sunscreen
  • Swiss army knife (optional)
  • Carabiners and ropes (optional, to attach equipment on the backpack if needed)
  • Garbage bag
  • Napkins/towels

Recommended for snow hikes
  • Hiking poles, with cap and washer (mandatory for hikes on snow and/or ice)*
  • Light crampons (mandatory on snow)*
  • Gaiters (if not integrated in the trousers)
  • Snowshoes*

*: for these items we can provide rental service. According to availability, the guide will give you the rented equipment at the meeting point.

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